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Central Avenue sounds Clora Bryant / oral history transcript, 1990

Author: Clora Bryant; Steven Louis Isoardi; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Central Avenue sounds. Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Summary:
Bryant discusses her childhood and education in Denison, Texas, her move to LA and her career as a musician. There is much discussion of the musicians who played Central Avenue, the clubs on Central Avenue and elsewhere in LA, prejudice against women in the jazz world, women's jazz groups, race relations and locals 767 and 47 of the American Federation of Musicians.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: Clora Bryant; Louis Armstrong; Count Basie; Clifford Brown; Benny Carter; Buddy Collette; Harry Edison; Teddy Edwards; Duke Ellington; Dizzy Gillespie; Dexter Gordon; Wardell Gray; Lionel Hampton; Frank Morgan; Charlie Parker; Max Roach; Louis Armstrong; Count Basie; Clifford Brown; Clora Bryant; Benny Carter; Buddy Collette; Harry Edison; Teddy Edwards; Duke Ellington; Dizzy Gillespie; Dexter Gordon; Wardell Gray; Lionel Hampton; Frank Morgan; Charlie Parker; Max Roach
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Clora Bryant; Steven Louis Isoardi; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
OCLC Number: 33229109
Notes: Transcript of a 6-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program.
Description: x, 280 leaves, bound : port. ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: interviewed by Steven L. Isoardi.

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Bryant discusses her childhood and education in Denison, Texas, her move to LA and her career as a musician. There is much discussion of the musicians who played Central Avenue, the clubs on Central Avenue and elsewhere in LA, prejudice against women in the jazz world, women's jazz groups, race relations and locals 767 and 47 of the American Federation of Musicians.

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